Created on March 15, 2022
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Just One World.
- Gaudium et Spes
A brief history
As the official Catholic aid agency for England and Wales, CAFOD was born when volunteer members of the National Board of Catholic Women organised the first Family Fast Day on Friday, March 11, 1960, to raise money to help a mother and baby health centre in the Caribbean
What does CAFOD do?
Long term Developmet...
Work in the UK...
Short term relief...
Helping people to help themselves.
- Tackle the source of the problem
- Provide a solution that lasts
- Working with volunteers
- Speaking to schools
- Provide training for teachers
- Putting pressure on MPs and businesses
- Used to raise awareness (mining)
- Organising fast days at Lent and Harvest
Among other things
Essentially disaster relief, responding to emergencies.
- Proving the essentials
Meet Isabelle and Diego in El Salvador...
CAFOD's work in El Salvador
CAFOD - World
CAFOD works with some of the most hard-to-reach communities across Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East, helping the poorest and most marginalised people.
You are not making a gift of what is yours to the poor man, but you are giving him back what is his … The earth belongs to everyone, not to the rich.
Why is CAFOD important?
CAFOD has around 400 members of staff in the UK and overseas.
Over 500 partners in over 40 countries
2010 - 2011, £55 million spent to help people around the world